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O fazendeiro do Brazil : melhorado na economia rural dos generos já cultivados, e de outros, que se podem introduzir; e nas fabricas, que lhe são proprias, segundo o melhor, que se tem escrito a este assumpto: debaixo dos auspicios e de ordem de Sua Alteza Real o Principe do Brazil nosso senhor.

Published 1798

5 v. in 10 parts :ill., port. ;19 cm. (8vo + 4to)
No more published; v. 1 in 2 parts, v. 2-3 in 3 parts each, v. 4-5 in 1 part each. No volume title pages published

Volume 1 is on sugar cane cultivation; v.2 on dyes; v. 3 on nutritious beverages; v. 4 on spices; v. 5 on textile raw materials. Each volume consists of a series of reports or articles, mostly extracted and translated from English or French sources. In addition to Velloso himself, Antonio Carlos Ribeiro d'Andreade is credited as a translator of v. 3, part 2

Dates of publication: 1799 (v. 1, part 2; v. 2, part 1; v. 3, part 2); 1800 (v. 2, parts 2-3; v. 3, part 1); 1805 (v.3, part 2; v. 4, part 1)

Title varies: all parts from v. 1, part 2 onwards begin title with: O fazendeiro do Brazil, cultivador .

Imprint v. 1, part 2; v. 2, parts 1-2; v.3, parts 1-2: [s.l.] Na officina de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira. Imprint v. 2, part 3: [s.l.]. Na officina de Joaõ Procopio Correa da Silva. Imprint v. 3, part 3; v. 4, part 1; v. 5, part 1: Lisboa. Na Impressam Regia

Vignette or ornament on title pages

Plates (87, of these 64 folded) unnumbered or more frequently numbered according to parts, but numbering inconsistent and partly erroneous. Included in this count are a portrait in v. 1, part 2 and a folding table in v. 5, part 1

Errata (v. 2, part 2: p. [1] at end; v. 3, part 3: p. [2] at end; v. 4, part 1: p. [1] at end; v. 5, part 1: p. [6] at end)

Moraes, R.B. de Bib. Brasiliana (new and enl. ed.)

Rodrigues, J. C. Bib. Brasiliense


John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: lacks v. 3 (present in 2nd ed.). Also, the frontispiece plate described by Moraes for v. 2, part 3 is missing. Plates A-C in v. 2, part 3 are handcolored. In v. 5, part 1, pages 293-298 and p. [1-2], 3rd count (=Z2) are misbound at end of part

John Carter Brown Library copy purchased from the Lousia D. Sharep Metcalf Fund

For a collation by signatures and pagination see the John Carter Brown Library's bibliographical file

Volume 3
Publisher Lisboa : Na Regia officina typografica.
Year 1798
Pages 330
Language Portuguese
Call number b2226478
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbportugalbrazil; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes Part 1. Contains foldouts.

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by Pedro. I, Emperor of Brazil (1798-1834); John VI, King of Portugal, 1767-1826; Brazil. Sovereign (1822-1831 : Pedro I)